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afraid even if protected sex with hiv husband

My husband is hiv positive and I am defenitely hiv negative, I finished all the check up, Praise the God.But my question is I am not ready to do sex with my husband, I am very afraid I dont know how I can survive without sex I have four small...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thank you for your question.This is one of the most dificult aspects of living with HIV. This is a decision that only you can make along with your sexual partner.Some things that may help:1) Is your husband on medication to treat HIV, and if so, is... Read more »

In Tears 4th time pls answer i am afraid that i affected my baby

Dear Doctor i am male from india i had a vanigal sex with csw my condom burst i finished in her and... Read more »

Afraid to test

I had (very brief) oral sex with a man who I met in a gay bar in Amsterdam. He did not cum in my... Read more »
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Rise in Iranian Prostitution Blamed on Strict Sex Rules, Economy

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Southern Africa: AIDS Scientists Call for Month of Sex Abstinence -- Campaign "Could Cut New Transmissions by 45 Percent"

A month-long period of sexual abstinence could be a viable cultural approach to stopping new HIV infections, two epidemiologists suggest. During that month, new HIV transmissions could be cut by up to 45 percent in countries such as Swaziland, South... Read more »
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Kenyan HIV/AIDS Patients Face Periodic Shortages of Drugs, Hampering Treatment

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington: Everything Teens Want to Know About Sex ... But Were Afraid to Ask, Can Be Found at Scarleteen.com

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so afraid

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Though I know no-one can tell me what I really want to hear, I am hoping someone can help to alleviate my severe anxiety somewhat, or perhaps just confirm my worst fears.

I am a married, in-the-closet bi-sexual. I contained my gay feelings for 14... Read more »

Still Afraid... What Do I Do?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I posted several days ago... one of the MANY questioners about the risk of kissing someone who MAY be HIV+. I have read all of the posts by Dr. Reznick and Mr. Kull and know that the chances of infection are not high.... (contact was not deep or... Read more »

family members afraid

Posted by koko, 6 Replies
I need some suggestions here. My father has AIDS and my sister (whose only 4) may be HIV pos. They are both visiting from out of town and I've noticed a lot of ignorance when it comes to 2 of my family members and how it's spread. Please someone,... Read more »

afraid to test

Posted by shadesofgrey, 2 Replies
well like so many on this board i am driving myself crazy. 2 years ago had a neg hiv status, had some encounters all anal were with condoms and i even tested for leaks afterwards had oral a couple of time(receptive)but only for about 15 seconds, no... Read more »